2020 Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Les Suchots, Sylvain Cathiard

2020 Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Les Suchots, Sylvain Cathiard

Suchots of one of the largest and most famous premiers crus in Vosne-Romanée, just below Les Beaux-Monts and Aux Brûlées, with Echezeaux to its north, and Romanée-Saint-Vivant to its south. It makes a structured and spicy wine, with powerful length and wonderful balance.

Critic score
93.5/100 info
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Bottle
From a client
2 available
£974.68

Wine details

  • Region & country
    Les Suchots (1er Cru), Vosne-Romanée, Côte de Nuits, Burgundy, France
  • Grape
    Pinot Noir
  • Maturity
    Young 2025 - 2039info
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • Classification
    Premier Cru

Tasting notes

The 2020 Vosne-Romanée Les Suchots 1er Cru has a very intense bouquet with dark cherries, iodine, violet petals and light graphite scents that gain intensity with aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with a candied opening, but there is a fine bead of acidity here, blood orange infusing the dark plummy fruit towards the finish that has a slightly granular texture. It is a little difficult to see how this will mature but I believe it is on the right track.

Neal Martin, vinous.com (December 2021)
(92—95)/100

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